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Engineer, Sr S/W Job

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Additional Location(s):  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

About the role:  
Boston Scientific is seeking a highly motivated and result driven software engineer to join our Coronary Therapies R&D team working on innovative products that sustain and improve the lives of patients around the world.  Join a fast-growing and talented team, as we invest in a best-in-class software product using best-in-class software practices.  The successful candidate will participate in medical device software verification and validation in collaboration with cross-functional teams. Testing medical device application requires rigor and attention to detail to meet industry and regulatory standards. We are looking for a motivated and creative SW application test engineer with a focus on quality who has experience with requirements-based software test automation. 


Responsibilities Include:  

  • Participate in the development, review, execution of manual and automated software tests for a Windows based software application
  • Collaborate with Software developers, system engineers, design assurance, project management, and other Quality team members to identify, report, and troubleshoot defects in a detailed, efficient, and timely manner
  • Design test scenarios following design and requirement documents to ensure intended behavior is verified
  • Participate in SW test automation framework and tools development 
  • Participate in Agile software development process and work towards achieving individual and team goals 
  • Create project documentation per quality system requirements 
  • Use issue tracking tools, software version control tools, requirement management tools in day-to-day work 
  • Coordinate and collaborate with global team members 
  • Continuously improve process and work methodologies by interfacing with peers/cross-functional groups and analyzing activities to improve workflow and work processes. 
  • Mentor junior engineers in software testing activities, methodologies, and domain knowledge.


What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field 
  • At least 4 years of experience in various testing techniques and the ability to use them in practice: Smoke Testing, Regression Testing, Ad-hoc testing, Stress Testing, Performance Testing
  • Experience with testing software on embedded instruments, web, desktop applications in mobile, and/or cloud solutions
  • Intermediate programming experience in one or more of the following languages: Python, C#, Java, Batch Scripting
  • Working experience in creating test documentation (Test Plan, Test Report and other test metrics)
  • Bring passion to stay on top of quality, testing trends, and tools
  • Excellent communication skills and strong writing skills
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Collaborative, flexible mindset


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience authoring test automation architecture or framework
  • Experience working with BDD (Behavior Driven Development) and Gherkin
  • Experience in PowerShell and Python. Testing experience in C#, C++, HTTP, and MQTT. 
  • Experience with REST API testing tools (e.g. Postman). 
  • Experience in installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Windows-based environments. 
  • Experience with network analysis tools (e.g. tcpdump, nmap, Wireshark). 
  • Experience with defect tracking/management tools such as JIRA, Confluence, JAMA
  • Experience testing in a continuous integration environment Jenkins/TeamCity, Maven, Artifactory 
  • Demonstrated experience with industry standard Quality Assurance best practices for Agile and Iterative SDLCs, testing methodologies, implementation, and deployment activities.
  • Experience in performing usability and/or security tests
  • Experience in Windows OS testing


Requisition ID: 532744


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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